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CBS
Feb 11, 2011 11:00pm EST
passed is one of her top priorities. >>> this is our generation's moment. president obama said that line in the state of union address. saying the united states needs to invest in energy, science and invasion and he says it all starts in the class room. the president is following his message by highlights a school. >> reporter: the president will have a lot to say about education monday here in maryland. teachers and parents are anxious to hear it. >> we need to teach our kids that it's not just the winner of the super bowl who deserves to be celebrated but the winner of the science fair. >> reporter: president barack obama is bringing that message from the state of the union address to baltimore. >> we really didn't know that he was coming exactly. but our teacher said that it was a special person coming. >> reporter: president obama is expected to talk about investing in education to help prepare children to be competitive in a global economy. >> maintaining our leadership in research and technology is crucial to america's success. but if we want to win the future. if we want invasion
CBS
Feb 22, 2011 11:00pm EST
their 40-foot yacht and headed toward somalia. president obama gave the green light to use force if the american's lives were in danger. >> we understood that if it got to shore it would be a bad situation. >> reporter: naval officials were having one on ones with the pirates. >> gunfire erupted inside the cabin of the quest. >> reporter: when navy seals boarded the quest, they found two pirates already dead. also inside the boat they found all four americans died, all died. megaryan and her husband ray albert who is were on a cruiseship in 2005 came under attack by pirates. >> first he said, you know these pirates will not board my ship period. >> reporter: their captain outran the terrorists but she's heartbroken that these four americans were killed. >> there are always small groups of pirates, war lords whatever and they obviously and they obviously don't share the standards of morality. >>> there was no ran ransom paid in the situation with the quest. she believes as long as ransom is paid it will continue to motivate the pirates to do what they've been doing. >> thank you,
CBS
Feb 26, 2011 11:00pm EST
] >> as this was happening, tonight president obama issue add i strong statement of his own saying libyan leader khadafy must resign. scott gold reports from the united nations. >> reporter: the united nations security council unanimously voted to levy strong sanctions against libya. even china's representative agreed to the sanctions to place international travel bans on libyan leader moammar khadafy, his family and members of his inner circle, to freeze the family's assets and refer the case to the war crimes tribunal in the hague for an investigation of possible crimes against humanity. >> this is a clear warning to the libyan government that it must stop the killings. >> reporter: the vote followed a day of meeting and interrupted as members of the council confirmed with their own government about the language and stop of the sanctions. saturday, president obama made his strongest comments to date open the uprising saying in a private phone call to germany's chancellor, khadafy should step down and leave the country. in libya, thousands of desperate travelers crowded tripoli's airport. two ux plains -- >
CBS
Feb 3, 2011 11:00pm EST
that that's a great sign. >> reporter: kelly offered the closing prayer alongside president obama. captain kelly will announce tomorrow if he will sign on space shuttle endeavor for it's final voyage? >>> tough questions that will be even tougher. that's governor martin o'malley on the state of the state. >> reporter: maryland is doing pretty good. yet with so many individuals and business cash strapped he admits pretty good simply isn't good enough. as lawmakers clap for governor martin o'malley they realize the urgency to roll up their sleeves and put those hands to work. the governor says maryland is doing a bit better than it was just a year ago. >> but better isn't good enough. not with so many moms and dads of the of work. so many business just barely holding on. >> reporter: jobs is a job priority for the administration. cutting edge facilities like bio park is critical to the state's future. >> passing the legislation could well be the difference between running ahead and running in place. creating thousands of jobs in maryland or seeing them go to other states. creating the next w
CBS
Feb 8, 2011 11:00pm EST
there was a competency issue. >> reporter: he claimed president obama and governor o'malley have sent him letters. in this video, he says that leaders are violating his the civil right. davis was convicted of terrorists activity in chicago in 2006. his most recent toilets have landed him in jail without bond again and a psychiatric evaluation. >> as a member of the state's attorney's office. what do we do about people like this. >> it's too soon for me to comment on this case. >> reporter: if davis is convicted he faces up to 10 years in prison. adam may. >> davis also tried suing the governor a few months ago but the thrown was quickly thrown out. >>> this is video from the scene, police are not releasing much information. but we do know the police car was an unmarked vehicle. emergency crews rushed one person to sinai hospital. but police are not releasing if it was the officer. >>> and flames broke out on the roof of a motel this afternoon. the fire forced 30 people out of their rooms. the fire city department says roofers were working on the building at the time but they still do not know wha
CBS
Feb 10, 2011 11:00pm EST
by president obama. he says it is not yet clear if the changes are meaningful or sufficient. he says egyptians aren't convinced that mubarak is serious about democracy. back on the streets of cairo, protesters are going against the president's home. at the white house, joel brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> complete coverage of the crisis in egypt continues now here in baltimore. kelly mcpherson joins us now, and she says that egyptians here are upset. >> it's been terrible for 30 years people are oppressed and nobody can express themselves. and we thought we were going to taste freedom finally but it's not happening. >> reporter: up until thursday afternoon they thought the revolution was working. >> i started texting my kids and my husband saying that he's stepping down and we were so happy. >> reporter: but when mubarak started talking it was clear freedom is still in the distance. >> do you think anything will change now that the power is going to the vice president. >> nothing is going to change. he needs to change everything. >> hassan didn't want to show his face. he said he was held in ja
CBS
Feb 14, 2011 11:00pm EST
in the days ahead. >>> we invite you to stay with wjz for president obama's complete visit. for more on his message and reaction from the community, go to wjz.com and look under local news. >>> the struggling poo house museum is getting an unlikely ben factor. pita. wants to put at the former home of edgar allen pow and pay for the rights. if it's not self sustaining by the middle of next year will be forced to close. >>> it is dark, quiet and the entertainment is mesmerizing. if you are under 21 you were welcome at love under the sea this valentine's night. for couples looking for a little something different this valentine's. with more than 16,000 animals, a little guitar music and drinks to put you in the mood, who wouldn't feel romantic. >> i'll bet there was no caviar served there tonight. >> reporter: no, terrify the animals. >> performances at the grammies, coming up, see the scary moments you may have missed. >>> energy drinks and what they could do to your teenage children. >>> when will we lose the wind and warm up once again? i'm bob turk, i'll have the first alert forecast comin
CBS
Feb 16, 2011 11:00pm EST
a phone call from president obama. >>> received a photo of what is believed to be mubarak leaving cairo. it was taken last friday. the helicopter transported mubarak to a resort city on the red sea. in the wake of the revolution in egypt, anti government protests have broken out across the middle east. this video from libya where they are calling for the -- asking protesters to assemble tomorrow there for a day of anger. >>> social networking sites like facebook are becoming a fuel for these protests. >> reporter: sometimes hurled in protests these stones on a cairo street spelled out a much more powerful weapon, we are the men of facebook. facebook and twitter are now popping up in at least 10 countries. rallying anti government sentiment from -- >> the internet has had a coming of age. >> reporter: and foreign governments are trying to catch up. >> those who -- may be able to hold back the full expression of their people's yearningings for a while. >> reporter: hillary clinton called access to the internet a fundamental human right. >> it's the exchange of information that never was b
CBS
Feb 18, 2011 11:00pm EST
follows up risings in egypt and tenesia. tonight president barack obama is condemning the use of violence against protesters. almost 10 dozen people have already died in those demonstrations. >>> the state capital clogged with protesters, schools closed as republicans and democrats stand up against unions. neither protesters or the gop appear to be ready to step back. >> reporter: they're unions now facing the possibility of losing the right to collective bargaining. >> i don't know if we can win, but i do know that it's worth the fight. >> reporter: an estimated 40,000 people the largest crowd yet showed up for a fourth straight day of protest friday at the wisconsin state house. teachers stage a massive sick out, they are opposed to the bill that would have them contribute more to their pensions and health care. who you won't find here are the 14 democratic centers who fled the state to stall the vote. police were even september to the home of one senator. but the senators threatening to stay in hiding for weeks stalling the bill. but they cannot take a vote without one more lawmaker p
CBS
Feb 19, 2011 11:00pm EST
including president obama who used the bill as an attack on argue them. >> and a national campaign against antilabor measures are being proposed in ten other states. >>> we've got a lot more still to come on wjz's "eyewitness news" tonight including a mother on a rampage. >> do you remember me? do you remember my son! >> a violent confrontation outside a courtroom. now a judge is facing time in jail. >>> frightening crash. a cab plows into a crowd. the driver explains why he lost control and why he feared for his life. >>> do you need a new stove or dishwasher? coming up, we'll let you know about a great deal, but you have to act extremely fast. >>> rallying the troops. both sides are gearing up for a hot battle over gay marriage in maryland. now there is a new group in favor of the same sex marriage bill. the details are coming up. >>> i'm meteorologist bernadette woods. i'll have the forecast when "eyewitness news" returns. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it's 36 degrees and windy in central maryland right now. the complete first weather forecast is coming up. >>> emotions ran high in pennsy
CBS
Feb 23, 2011 11:00pm EST
right, thank you, kei. tonight president obama spoke with new zealand's prime might not minister to give his condolences. >> right into the baltimore harbor. tonight are taking a shipping company to task. a ship owned by carter marine, inc. pumped oil. investigators were tipped off after they told a clergy man there was monkey business in the room. asking to pay more than $2 million in fines. >>> we are on the verge of making history in maryland and it could come as early as tomorrow when senate lawmakers are expected to pass a bill that will legalize same sex marriages. >> reporter: supporters of same sex marriage cleared another hurdle in the maryland senate. >> did clerk will take the call. 25 votes affirmative, 22 in the negative. >> reporter: if that margin holds tomorrow it will pass here, it will head to the house, then the governor. who will sign it into law. >> do you think this is going to pass the senate? >>> yes, i do. >> the debate here has been shorter than expected, yet passionate. >> my partner and i are married. we got married in a church. it's about whether or not we ca
CBS
Feb 25, 2011 11:00pm EST
. >> now monday, president obama will meet with the u.n. general. his legitimacy reduced to zero in the eyes of gudahfi's people. >>> and here in maryland gas prices are climbing by the hour. jessica cartalia explains, the worse may be to come. >> reporter: michael pile watches his cash go from his wallet to his fuel tank. >> $54.52. fifty-five dollars. >> reporter: what do you usually pay? >> i used to pay $20. >> reporter: in maryland, the price for a gallon rose 5-cents overnight as crude oil prices surge amidst unrest in the middle east. >> concerns about egypt and the canal. a lot of fuel is transported through the suez canal. >>> drew paul with the maryland petroleum council says libyan turmoil may rise prices more. >> we get 11% of our oil to from libya. it's a significant contributor to the united states. >> reporter: americans paid an average of $2.69 a gallon. last month the price was $3.05. the national average is now $3.28 a gallon. as for pile -- >> it's getting ridiculous. everybody needs to stop driving. >> reporter: in baltimore city, i'm jessica cartalia, wjz eye
CBS
Feb 1, 2011 11:00pm EST
. but the president says he will serve out the last seven months of his term. president obama has been putting heavy pressure on him to make way for a new leader. >> what is clear and what i indicated tonight to the president is my belief that an orderly transition must be meaningful, it must be peaceful and it must begin now. >> for foreigners in egypt, it was a mad rush to get out of the country. including some college students from right here in maryland. tonight a young woman from howard county is back on american soil, home safe and sound. wjz is live. todd jackson spoke to the student about her incredible experience amid the chaos. >> reporter: that's right. sarah blake has had the experience of a lifetime. she is back in maryland, having been in the middle east, the cradle of civilization. an area that's now become an international seat of unrest. sarah blake is glad to be home in howard county, back on american soil. how does it feel to be home? >> oh, it feels wonderful. but i haven't really had a chance to sit down yet. >> reporter: for the passed month the 19-year-old student has been stu
CBS
Feb 5, 2011 11:00pm EST
. the obama administration has not pushed for mubarak to immediately step down. >> president mubarak's continued leadership is his opportunity to write his own legacy. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton also spoke on the crisis while attending an international security conference. she says it's important egyptian leaders demonstrate an orderly transition is under way to keep the middle east stable. in new york, michael herzenberg, wjz "eyewitness news." >>> vice president biden called egypt's vice president today stressing the need for reform. >>> we have an update to breaking news in maryland. state police say a man has died following a bad accident in cecil county. sky eye chopper was over the scene on route 222. we're told terry williams of port deposit died on the scene. the other driver is recovering. >>> girls' underwear and secret videos of young women changing. just some of the evidence seated from a man's home in anne arundel county. wjz is live on the story tonight. suzanne collins explains the suspected peeping tom has been targeting women for years. >> rep
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